The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 264 335 303
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -32
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 476 318 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 1.02% 0.71% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.86% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 416 258 317
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38736 36865 41399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.75% 81.85% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31964 30489 35755
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region.

User Stories Salary Trend in London

User Stories
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in London

User Stories
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 87 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Sidcup -4 9 £46,500 -1.32%
Teddington - 3 £40,000 -
West Drayton - 3 £45,000 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Bromley - 2 £50,000 -
Harrow - 2 - -
Isleworth - 1 £65,000 -
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 - 1
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 515 (47.38%) Scrum
2 478 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 316 (29.07%) QA
4 301 (27.69%) E-Commerce
5 279 (25.67%) Business Analysis
6 260 (23.92%) SQL
7 244 (22.45%) TDD
8 223 (20.52%) Finance
9 202 (18.58%) Retail
10 196 (18.03%) JavaScript
11 186 (17.11%) Degree
12 183 (16.84%) Marketing
13 181 (16.65%) C#
13 181 (16.65%) BDD
14 180 (16.56%) Java
15 179 (16.47%) .NET
16 174 (16.01%) HTML
17 169 (15.55%) CSS
18 135 (12.42%) Selenium
19 131 (12.05%) Project Management
20 124 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
21 122 (11.22%) UML
22 121 (11.13%) JIRA
23 116 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
23 116 (10.67%) XML
24 115 (10.58%) Test Scripting
25 113 (10.40%) Ruby
26 107 (9.84%) Use Case
27 105 (9.66%) Unit Testing
27 105 (9.66%) Microsoft

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (4.97%) CMS
2 44 (4.05%) Apache
3 32 (2.94%) Confluence
4 21 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.75%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.66%) Drupal
6 18 (1.66%) Apache Pig
7 9 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.64%) WordPress
10 6 (0.55%) GlassFish
10 6 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.55%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.46%) Node.js
12 4 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.37%) Documentum
12 4 (0.37%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.37%) Liferay
13 3 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.56%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.83%) MS Office
4 6 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.37%) MS Project
5 4 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (3.04%) Magento
2 16 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 12 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.092%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.092%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 69 (6.35%) SaaS
2 23 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (1.29%) Amazon S3
5 14 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.092%) GitHub
6 1 (0.092%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.02%) SNMP
2 16 (1.47%) Internet
3 9 (0.83%) HTTP
4 4 (0.37%) Extranet
5 2 (0.18%) DSL
5 2 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.18%) DNS
5 2 (0.18%) Intranet
5 2 (0.18%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.092%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.092%) MVNO
6 1 (0.092%) SAN
6 1 (0.092%) DAB
6 1 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 56 (5.15%) MySQL
3 49 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 38 (3.50%) MongoDB
6 30 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (2.21%) Hadoop
8 21 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.66%) Apache Hive
9 18 (1.66%) Impala
10 17 (1.56%) Mahout
11 13 (1.20%) Data Mart
12 10 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.92%) Big Data
13 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.74%) ProClarity
15 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.55%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.46%) Redis
18 4 (0.37%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 135 (12.42%) Selenium
2 121 (11.13%) JIRA
3 105 (9.66%) Cucumber
4 93 (8.56%) Git (software)
5 75 (6.90%) Jenkins
6 58 (5.34%) QuickTest Pro
7 55 (5.06%) Hudson
8 48 (4.42%) Subversion
9 38 (3.50%) WebDriver
10 37 (3.40%) Bugzilla
11 35 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (3.04%) Visual Studio
13 29 (2.67%) TeamCity
14 28 (2.58%) JMeter
15 27 (2.48%) SoapUI
16 26 (2.39%) Maven
17 22 (2.02%) PHPUnit
18 19 (1.75%) NUnit
18 19 (1.75%) WATIR
18 19 (1.75%) SpecFlow
General
1 223 (20.52%) Finance
2 202 (18.58%) Retail
3 183 (16.84%) Marketing
4 99 (9.11%) Games
5 93 (8.56%) Telecoms
6 76 (6.99%) Banking
7 66 (6.07%) Advertising
8 54 (4.97%) Publishing
9 36 (3.31%) Law
10 20 (1.84%) Back Office
11 16 (1.47%) Multimedia
12 13 (1.20%) Automotive
13 12 (1.10%) Financial Institution
14 11 (1.01%) Investment Banking
15 10 (0.92%) Legal
16 4 (0.37%) Front Office
16 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.18%) Electronics
17 2 (0.18%) Billing
18 1 (0.092%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 408 (37.53%) Analyst
2 331 (30.45%) Business Analyst
3 227 (20.88%) Developer
4 95 (8.74%) Agile Business Analyst
5 66 (6.07%) Product Manager
6 65 (5.98%) Architect
7 59 (5.43%) Java Developer
7 59 (5.43%) QA Engineer
8 51 (4.69%) Project Manager
9 49 (4.51%) Senior Developer
10 42 (3.86%) Automation Engineer
10 42 (3.86%) Product Owner
11 36 (3.31%) Technical Leader
12 33 (3.04%) Senior Business Analyst
12 33 (3.04%) Lead Developer
12 33 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
13 32 (2.94%) C# Developer
14 31 (2.85%) QA Automation Engineer
15 30 (2.76%) Web Developer
16 29 (2.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (16.47%) .NET
2 174 (16.01%) HTML
3 169 (15.55%) CSS
4 116 (10.67%) XML
5 91 (8.37%) jQuery
6 81 (7.45%) Web Services
7 72 (6.62%) RESTful
8 69 (6.35%) SOAP
9 66 (6.07%) ASP.NET
10 60 (5.52%) Gherkin
11 53 (4.88%) .NET Framework
12 51 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 49 (4.51%) HTML5
13 49 (4.51%) JSON
14 42 (3.86%) CSS3
15 41 (3.77%) Ajax
16 38 (3.50%) Spring
17 31 (2.85%) JSP
17 31 (2.85%) Django
18 29 (2.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.46%) Open Source
2 86 (7.91%) Mobile App
3 76 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.48%) FMCG
6 26 (2.39%) Mobile Banking
6 26 (2.39%) Visualisation
7 18 (1.66%) Video on Demand
8 13 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
9 12 (1.10%) Data Integration
10 11 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.01%) Artificial Intelligence
10 11 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 9 (0.83%) Linked Data
11 9 (0.83%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.74%) Social Media
13 7 (0.64%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.64%) EPoS
14 6 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 80 (7.36%) Linux
2 74 (6.81%) Apple iOS
3 69 (6.35%) Android
4 26 (2.39%) Windows
5 17 (1.56%) Debian
6 13 (1.20%) UNIX
7 12 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.92%) Mac OS X
8 10 (0.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.092%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 515 (47.38%) Scrum
2 478 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (27.69%) E-Commerce
4 279 (25.67%) Business Analysis
5 244 (22.45%) TDD
6 181 (16.65%) BDD
7 131 (12.05%) Project Management
8 124 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 122 (11.22%) UML
10 116 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
11 115 (10.58%) Test Scripting
12 107 (9.84%) Use Case
13 105 (9.66%) Unit Testing
14 102 (9.38%) CRM
15 101 (9.29%) OO
16 93 (8.56%) Analytics
17 91 (8.37%) Automated Testing
18 90 (8.28%) Test Automation
19 89 (8.19%) Web Development
19 89 (8.19%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 260 (23.92%) SQL
2 196 (18.03%) JavaScript
3 181 (16.65%) C#
4 180 (16.56%) Java
5 113 (10.40%) Ruby
6 104 (9.57%) Python
7 78 (7.18%) PHP
8 64 (5.89%) T-SQL
9 33 (3.04%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.21%) VB
11 18 (1.66%) VBA
12 16 (1.47%) C
12 16 (1.47%) C++
12 16 (1.47%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.47%) R
13 15 (1.38%) Clojure
14 14 (1.29%) VBScript
15 12 (1.10%) Erlang
16 8 (0.74%) Perl
17 5 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 186 (17.11%) Degree
2 68 (6.26%) ISEB
3 21 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 18 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.74%) CBAP
7 5 (0.46%) IIBA
8 4 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.092%) MBA
10 1 (0.092%) MCTS
10 1 (0.092%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 316 (29.07%) QA
2 7 (0.64%) MiFID
3 6 (0.55%) FATCA
3 6 (0.55%) EMIR
4 4 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.37%) WCAG
5 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (1.20%) Varnish
2 8 (0.74%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.092%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.092%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 18 (1.66%) Puppet
2 14 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.74%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 105 (9.66%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.98%) Oracle
3 34 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (2.67%) JBoss
5 27 (2.48%) Google
6 18 (1.66%) HP
6 18 (1.66%) hybris
7 17 (1.56%) Adobe
8 13 (1.20%) Cognos
9 10 (0.92%) Perforce
10 9 (0.83%) IBM
11 7 (0.64%) Pega
12 6 (0.55%) Guidewire
13 5 (0.46%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.46%) SAP
13 5 (0.46%) Cognizant
14 4 (0.37%) Apple
14 4 (0.37%) Business Objects
14 4 (0.37%) Zend
14 4 (0.37%) Endeca
City, London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mblox
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + BONUS 26 DAYS HOLIDAY!
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Parliamentary ICT
Salary: From £46,532 to £61,255 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 to £55000 per annum - Bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £5k car Bonus Full Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Wimbledon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 days ago